All posts tagged: marion wood

Color Blocks

Explanation for Diarist Series: I’m pretty sure the only person reading this is Kira Gabriel, but I’m joining this diarist series!! I decided to do it because it can be really easy for me to forget to make art/create stuff, even though it’s something that I super enjoy doing. So, hopefully this’ll keep me motivated and force me to create. Anyway, for my first diary entry, I stuck with art that I’m used to- little collages from scraps of paper, cut-outs from magazines, things I find, etc- basically what’s already in my art diary at home. I focused on color in this set because it’s pretty cool how much it changes our perception of an image (also it’s just fun to play with). But, during this series, I’m hoping to branch out and do other types of art (like photography, painting/drawing). So keep ya eyes out for some cool new stuff!

RED – technique & connotation

Marion Wood mixes the technical and the abstract in her series of collages, centered around the color RED. She talks ART CENTER, TECHNIQUES, and mixing SCIENCE with ART. Read on!   MARION (the Contrarian) SPEAKS: So you gave me about 12 pieces. Are they part of a series? Yeah, I made them a while ago in art class. I did a class at Art Center College of Design, and we started off the class, and we had to choose one color that we wanted to incorporate in each piece. So we had 5 days and we were supposed to make 3 pieces of art a day. So I chose red, that was my color, so all of them used red. And also, each one was supposed to incorporate a different technique. So we used packaging, and we used cloth, and, like, used, I don’t know… there was one where you had to rip paper, and tear it, or whatever.  So each different piece uses a different technique. Cool. So it was a summer program? Yeah. Did you choose red for …